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Archives: August 24, 2007

'Managing Consent': The Art of War, Democracy, and Public Relations

OUZIEL: Iraq, the Unavoidable Global Trauma

WP op-ed, Bush's Vietnam Blunder: Damaging Iraq/Vietnam comparison rivals Nixon's "I am not a crook"

VIGUERIE: Rove's Resignation Good News for Conservatives

Nightmares of American Medical Care

Extent Of Weekend Flooding In S. Minnesota Second-Largest On Record - Star Tribune

Nile Delta, Home To More Than 1/3 Of Egyptians, Faces Threat Of Rising Seas - AP

UK Will Miss Renewable Energy Targets, GHG Cut Goals For 2010 - Reuters

Fearing the Nazis again

The enigmatic Blank Post Of The Day (08/23/07)

What's your favorite Night Cream?

What's the creepiest car your boss ever owned?

So I got a job and start next week

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/23/07

Do you ever sit in front of the bed and consider you should go to computer?

enigmatic Lounge vibes needed

Do Lizards ever change?

Any DISK GOLFERS in the Lounge?

What books have you been reading this summer?

Once again, I've made a 7-hour trip in 11 hours,

I need suggestions for a really good escapist novel

Describe the crappiest boss you ever had?

Dennis Kucinich talks about Labor

Earth - A Case Of The Humans

Warner has borrowed a page from Clark on troop withdrawl numbers...literally.

Why is acceptable for someone to

Leaders Afraid to Lead: Empty Rhetoric in Congress

Is it wrong to ask if the soldier in Ari's "don't stop the war" ad is a real soldier?

If only we had shown some of Bush's determination so many years ago . . .


Joseph, Jesus, and Mary - help my friend George Bailey

After looking at the thread about the agents provocateurs ..

Peace Protester Spreads Message at VFW Convention

Three dead in home of GOP strategist

Youth suspended over sketch of gun

Porn and Fucking the Constitution.

"Surge" success? Number of internally-displaced Iraqis has DOUBLED to a million since Surge began.

The immigration issue is racist

Don't put a toddler in the dryer for punishment

Former FEMA chief Brown (Brownie) still consulting on disasters

For those who read the post re: Fenton Glass Closing

And the Winners of the Stickies Contest Are....

It's not a "threat" to say that a Hillary nom means people will leave the Party

Crooked cops’ reign of terror

Anybody on DU know who "David Ray Griffin is"? So what am I missing...

2008 Presidential Election Performance Index

Greendeavor: 2008 Race -- Who's Best for the Environment?

Wait! You Can't Print That!

So why did John Edwards snub the VFW convention?

another pickup for the Dems in the Senate

Speaking of 'unity'...

Schwarzenegger gives chilly reception to GOP scheme to deprive Dems of California electoral votes

Why I'm voting for Dennis Kucinich

Gareth Porter: Bush's "Killing Fields" and the Real Lesson of Vietnam

The internet comes of age

Chris Floyd: Trashing the Troops: The Bush-Cheney Way of War

The Nation: The Dog Days of War

We Hang in Between

Our freedom from China (Columbus Day)

Notes on The Big Dumb

Media Watch: Amanpour on "God's Warriors"

We can't afford to not have national health care

Outsourcers feel subprime heat

Boy, did Bush ever step in it!

What 2 crooks told me over lunch

Put Up or Shut Up

Thinking of blowing the whistle on corruption in Iraq?

Iraq War Brings Drop in Black Enlistees

For the first time, Britons' personal debt exceeds Britain's GDP

Ever hear of the State Department's "Office of Iranian Affairs"??

Socialism in America Equals Hope for the World By Paul A. Donovan

"Actually, George, This Debate is Insufficient"

The History channel's 9/11 documetary

What is money: Where does money come from?


Fox Attacks: Iran

Market Efficiency Hokum - by Stephen Lendman

LAT, Rosa Brooks: Bush's next invasion: Vietnam?

Independent UK: Tensions rise after three British soldiers killed in US airstrike

The Fix Is In, and Jesus Saves

How Far Will the Crash Go and What Do we Do Now?

US 'poised to strike Iran'

American Citizens Hopelessly Ignorant About Our Continent …

Third Major Heat Wave Of Summer Hits Athens & Southern Greece - New Record - Ekathimerini

Hill & Knowlton's 50 Year Fudge

"De Boer Speaks on Climate Change Treaty"

The Fight to Green the Eco-Unfriendly Skies - UR

Trying to catch the wind

Energy Grades and Historic Economic Growth

Record-Breaking Rain & Gloom In Northern France, Meanwhile, Med. Dry As Toast - AFP

Hazardous Smog Alerts In 28 Japanese Prefectures This Year - But The Smog's From China - ENN

Surf's Up! Northern Ireland's Beaches Fouled With Sewage Sludge - BBC

Forest fires kill 15 as Greece asks EU for help - Reuters

The Sole Superpower In Decline & The Rise Of A Multipolar World - Dilip Hiro

13-Year-Old Finn Spots Footage From "Titanic" In Russian Flag-Planting Video

Strike Price For Saudi Fuel Oil Hits Highest Differential Ever Seen On Singapore Market

Preparing Australian Farmers For Permanent High Costs, Water Insecurity

Population and energy, yet again.

Jeff Masters on the Arctic ice loss

Weeks Into Record Heatwave, Louisville Utility Calls For Customers To Turn Up Thermostats

Iceland stops whale-hunting quotas after low demand - Reuters

National Ice Center Updates 8/24 - Chukchi Sea Wiped Clean . . .

Sony announces bio-batteries

Modest start to Kyoto trade on Chicago exchange

Six Western states and parts of Canada join to cut greenhouse gases

New UNL Drought Monitor Up - Looking Deep-Fried To A Crackly Crunch!

the power of the net---"BP backed down -- we did it! "

GM tests engine that could raise fuel economy

"Young Antelope Found Playing With a Dog"

Wasp Spider, Native To Mediterrenean Region, Making Way Northward In England

Lukoil Reportedly Cuts Oil Supplies To Germany By 1/3 - Marketwatch

Hezbollah exhibits 'victory' over Israel

Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked (1 dead, 4 wounded)

Ten killed in Baghdad clash

GOP senator calls for troop withdrawals

Venezuelan communities take centre stage

Sudan accused of arms violations

Court clears way for US food deal

Eta blamed for Spanish car bomb

No checks for bombs in certified air cargo

Pakistan: 310 Killed in Militant Fight

Saddam's party 'ready to help US withdrawal'

Remains of tsar's heir may have been found

Baghdad embassy-fortress nearly built

More Iraqis Said to Flee Since Troop Rise

U.S. Falters In Bid to Boost Iraqi Business

Costa Ricans to Undergo Eye Surgery in Venezuela

Allawi's Bloc Withdraws From Government

Powerhouse GOP firm working to undermine Iraqi PM

U.S. bomb kills British troops

Iraqi VP delivers Sunni ultimatum

Colombia offers to extradite paramilitary boss for breaking peace pledge (to U.S.)

Guard aide suspended for Web posts; Airman discusses 'slaughter,' denigrates minorities on site

Allawi's bloc quits Maliki government

Rice thanks French counterpart for Iraq visit

British troops on verge of long-awaited pullout from Basra

Congress: For Plane That Won't Fly, $63 Mil Is Enough

'Friendly fire' kills UK soldiers

Woman Needs Way To Get 80,000 Cans Of Silly String To Iraq

Newspaper suspended over Jesus picture

Mayor of Quebec City dies suddenly

US 'poised to strike Iran'

Noriega Fails to Stop Extradition

Report: No sex charges for disgraced lawmaker (Mark Foley)

Those who blow whistle on contractor fraud in Iraq face penalties (torture by US forces)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday August 24

Russian Dig find Tsar's Family

Warner's call for troop withdrawals roils White House, senator says he stands by remarks

Fieger indicted on campaign finance charges

U.S. general: Pulling troops 'giant step backward'

NFL suspends 'reprehensible' Vick indefinitely

Yahoo, MSN sign blogging 'self-discipline' pact in China

Reputed Klansman Set to Be Sentenced

Italy asks Britain not to deport Iranian lesbian

Home sales rise, factory orders up

NJ Teen Unlocks IPhone From AT&T Network

More Recalled Menu Foods Found In Wal-Mart

Terror Suspect List Yields Few Arrests

Sparking chalk alarms parents

Michigan congressman (Hoekstra) says Iraq goal no longer should be democracy

ACLU sues DEA on behalf of trucker whose money was seized

Alleged Klansman jailed in 1964 killing of black teens

General's aide suspended over Web site

Vick admits dog killing, conspiracy

Clinton vows boost to US health care

U.S. Lawmakers Return From Israel Pledging Tougher Iran Law

White House defends US terror tribunals

Republican consultant among 3 dead in home

Condo Troubles Further Squeeze Property Lenders

Clinton: Terror Attack Will Help GOP

Fed bends rules to help two big banks

Florida Child Murderer of Jessica Lunsford Sentenced to Death

2 fathers speak out in Cuban child custody case (Miami, of course)

Woman sets fire to husbands ex penis.

Here's the number one reason not to change your marriage upon name.

Well that was a bad idea....

New Madonna.

Wow, it's slow here tonight.

Take one leftover baked potato..

Image: Wrong Camera Angle

Image: I'm With Stupid

So, I'm 2200 miles from everyone I know.

Just took a Xanax 1.0

Fresh out of the gym and for breakfast I'm craving... something sticky sweet

Powerball Pension Plan

'I'm not oppressin' you, Stan; you 'aven't got a *womb!*

How To Be A Good Wife.....

Once and for all

Vacation Countdown!!!

True headlines and misprints

Top Chef - WTF!!!!????!!!! **SPOILERS**

Wow....Amy Winehouse needs some *serious* help...

So I got my loooooong reading list for school this year yesterday - want to see?

Enough with the fucking rain already.

Anyone suffer from sheep apnea?

Pink Floyd

Anybody going to BURNINGMAN?

Lounge Lizards on the go - something just for you and your good times!

Career advice needed (Military folks please read too)

Myth Busters Wiki

Possibly the most depressing animated movie I have ever seen.

If the Democrats nominate Franklin Pierce, I won't support him...

Return to Me

Anyone here?

China Cat: Thanks for your eggplant recipe!

Bite me.

I'm not one for remakes of songs, especially when it's one of my favorites but...

Thinking of golfing?

For your amusement...

Direct Deposit woes

Why are there shorter versions of names that don't seem to make sense?

Differences taking a photo without and with flash ...

Cute Motorcycle Woman today.

"Ahhh c'mon baby just ROCK ROCK ROCK....woohoo woohoo!!"


Designing Women!

So, what do YOU call him?

New Kate Rusby

Despite Accepting Jesus as My New Personal Savior: I still have bad cramps

HMO Express

You can not buy a dildo in Texas unless it is for educational purposes

Woman sets fire to ex-husbands penis (Reuters)

This is an interesting R&B song from the mid-'90s....

Bullshit at work.

Cross your fingers...

Anybody remember MTV's "Liquid Television"?

funny vacation pics

Holy Moly!

How did I not know that Army of Darkness is a sequel?!!

When Hall Monitors Grow Up and Learn About the Internet

What is the key to success in the DU Lounge?

Whatever happened to dmsRoar?

How To Perform A Fast 180-Degree Turn With Your Car

it's pi time!

YEAH!!! I get to see Crowded House tomorrow night in Santa Barbara

Who are you missing right now?

I Am Thirsty When Is The Bar Opening

zit tip

What do you want Jesus to do for you?

Old non sequiturs

(Video) There is NO way this girl really suffers from Tourette's, right?

You Lounge people have dirty minds!!!!

Man Bites Girlfriend's Snake, Court Told

I'm going to see Rush tonight!

Wow. I just read everything Wikipedia had to say on Peoples Temple and the Jonestown Massacre.

Today is my birthday who wants to spank me ?

What the hell is up with having telephone phobia?

Dildoes and cucumbers. Anyone else think it's weird these two threads are next to each other?

When Are We Getting That *** Positive Feminist Forum

Wonder Woman Kicked Nicotine's ass

Anyone going to BIRMINGHAM?

Anyone have the link to the original Oscar thread handy?

Major case of the "blahs"...

Are you voting in this poll right now?

This Doonesbury made me laugh out loud

Dr. Brian May - Queen's legendary guitarist and Ph.D in Astrophysics

Whens The last time you got down and dirty on a road

how do you feel about teh pr0n?

weird. ever have your DU stuff mysteriousLy change?

Does anyone here know how to paint?

I Came Here To Escape The Porn In General Discussion

So what could it be? Oil change... no... serpentine belt... no... fuel injection service... no, not

I LOVE Peter Gabriel

Hell explained by a chemistry student

Heads up - Bill Maher returns to HBO tonight

Gawd I'm Tired

The Official DU NROP Thread

For all you pet owners

Peace Sells....

I'm so wasteed

ladies, would you be offended?

Its Friday!!! Wheres The BOUNCE 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM thread???

There is a god! New 'comedy' "Anchorwoman' pulled after one airing

Are all of our Michiganders alright after the storm?

new paintings

Did I miss the "Its Friday, what's for dinner thread?"

Latest Buzz: Robber Uses Girlfriend's Vibrator In Holdup

Well Kiss My....

The BAR Is Now Open But.............

Goodnight Lounge

DNIF: Military pilots know what I'm talking about (Duty Not Including Flying)

Slow dancing songs.....

OK...I think I've decided. Stone IPA is all good, but Steelhead is just bettah

Swatting between Steelhead IPA and Stone IPA

Who will win? Reason or the bad guys?

Ever see a filthy camel singing "Pretty Woman" at a karoke bar?

One Bad Apple by the Osmonds

The Tickle Monster is in the HIZZOUSE, Y'allll!

Can a man bounce his boobies and still be a manist?

DUzy awards for the past 2 weeks are up in GD

Fantasy Football League needs 3 more good players

PowerBall Over $300 Million

How come a new product can get released BEFORE it's put up on their website?

Real Time is on

Why am I so distracted?

Did anyone ever ask if Oscar likes to eat

I'm watching a movie with 2 governors in it..

Scrabble online!

Legalize polyester!

R-rated trailer for new Coens flick

Ms. Pac-Man : Feminist hero......

There isn't that much crap in the washer! Why is it banging around?!

dinner thread

Sly and the Family Stone was as innovative as the Beatles or the Stones. Discuss.

what on earth is this?

what on mondas is this?

Woohooo! my new phone is here

Which hobby is lamer, and why?

How do you set up a website with a forum(s) on it?

Lonely Looking Sky

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/24/07 Bonus

Please help me figure out this math problem

Did anybody watch that Flash Gordon remake on sci-fi tonight?

How many seasons of HBO's Rome are there in total?

Lets help BillySkank What color is your bedroom????


It just RAINED!!!!!

Let's talk Cheese, DU....

My cat Abbott is 50% Gay (or is that 50% straight) - take the test

Take care to stay away from those that carry round a ________________

Legalize polyandry!

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poem Thread, 8/24/07

Can a woman bounce her boobies and still be a feminist?

A snack or meal you would make and eat at any time of day or night

Mac people.. is it a better deal to get a mac in a store such as bestbuy or online from apple?

'Poo bum dicky wee wee'

What attracts us to apocalyptic fiction?

Redundancy - does this bother anyone besides me?

Male Anti-Masturbation Device

My first gig in 10 years got cancelled. DAMN.

did the Breakfast Club really strike home for you?

I'm trying to tell you somethin' about my life (for the lounge)

Amazing video: Feeding frenzy of 130 cats!!!

What size shoe do you wear.

On the occasion of my 8000th post...


Burn Notice

"I'll take overwrought guitar solos of the 80s for $1000, Alex"

woo hoo! going to see Raul Malo perform at The Ark tonight!

Silvio - Bob Dylan

I've heard about it for years now but I finally have it: Spaten Ocktoberfest!

Having some cake in honor of birthday of she who nothing shocks anymore

What Is The Cheesiest Song On Your iPod?

I hate it when people, especially those who don't even know me, ask if or when I'm gonna have kids.

Post in this thread if you have me on ignore!

Confession: I've never read Nietzsche (hangs head)

Defend the indefensible in this thread:

41 posts left to reach my 10,000th...

Who Has Been In The Military

My dog killed another squirrel yesterday! Why oh why must he do this?

How would you deal with a couch surfer who doesn't pay rent?

Which Dick?

What can I do with cucumbers????

what book or author intimidates you?

Here's some pics of me and kagehime in New York City and back home in Pine Plains...

Female Anti-Masturbation Device

In honor of Alex Arredondo... (xpost from GD)

Minority women dying in disproportionate numbers in War

Today in labor history August 24

Labor cartoon for the week of August 20

Feds raid Smithfield plant; 28 detained

Steven Colbert

Iraq War Song - with Country Joe and the Fish

Where are they now-a Jeff Gannon video interview (3:14)

Egypt's clean water crisis

Barack Obama, "The Daily Show," 8/22/07

'Political Commentary'

Republican Congressman David Reichert (WA-8) is an Idiot

Bush guilty of war crimes...X Regan official

Finally, a movie worth seeing... (watch the whole thing, trust me!)

Bill Maher Interviewed by Bill O'Reilly

Dave Coles exposes provocateur cops on CBC.

John Lennon-Give Peace A Chance

Rush Damns Darfur

Ted Nugent "Obama suck on one of these"

Sibel Edmonds - still waiting for justice.


Snack cake tries to take the Farm Bill (2:48)

I Support The Troops

Cool Picture Challenge: Who are these two very famous people w/Radio host Stephanie Miller?

DU Chicagoans...what areas of Chicago were directly hit by that storm?

The Magnificent Seven-Soldiers pen a jaw-dropping NYT op-ed about the war in Iraq

The surge is like someone in the last stages of lung cancer who decides to quit smoking

U.S. Falters In Bid to Boost Iraqi Business

Canadian Members of Parliament call for SPP inquiry

clearly deregulating has never failed yet?

New Madonna.

Had a crappy headline... so I changed it!

Does anyone else find this arrogant and/or offensive?

World Can't Wait Now Has "Impeach!" Magnetic Car Ribbons Available!

A few people were asking for an Al Franken avatar, so here one is

Criss Crossing the Country with channels?

Powerhouse GOP firm working to undermine Iraqi PM

The New Deal.

Bush: "Gosh this prezidentin' stuff is HARD WORK!" -- CAPTION

Seattle PI Opinion: GONAZLES is the skunk at the picnic

School uniforms track kids

Ted Haggard is now moving his family into a "halfway house"...and needs your donations!

Former Baptist preacher, North Carolina lawmaker & morality activist pleads guilty on sex charge

Venezuelan communities take centre stage

Army secretary rejects longer Iraq tours

Good Lord-My Congressman,Joe Barton

Secularists pull ministers out of Iraq government (formally this time) - Reuters

Recommendation: Drop Marine murder case

Oregon & Washinton...Keep an eye open out there...

Top general to urge Iraq troop cut (Peter Pace)

The Hollow Men

Since Warner has switched to withdrawal, it is

High Crimes and Misdemeanors on the Republican Campaign Trail

Can y'all please quit with the insightful, riveting analysis? I really need to get to sleep!

Time magazine online: "There will be an attack on Iran"

Health Care Investor Bought 33.4% of Lions Gate Shares 1 Week before Release of M. Moore's SicKO

Vietnam By Dummies (Prof. G.W. Bush Lecturing)

You See, The War's Failure Is Nuri al-Maliki's Fault, Not George Bush's

LOL! . . They just trotted William the Bloody out on NBC

O Solo Mio

No more figures as in the TV News: names and faces of the British soldiers fallen in Afghanistan

China: Another Mine Flood, 8 Missing

Gate 4-A Naomi Shihab Nye

The Nanny State: Rev up that nasal sing-song

Rate this up: Trickle down doesn't work

Bill Clinton at the Truman Library 7/5/07

Bush suffers from foot-in-Crocs disease

Rove, Snow, Rummy - Too Wobbly For Cheney & The Neo-Cons (Ray McGovern)


Take Your Damn Ball And Go Home-And bring Dick with you

Court will reconsider its ruling on detainee

Krugman-Seeking Willie Horton-The GOP Agenda Is All About The Color Of Your Skin

UK: U.S. Bomb Kills 3 British Soldiers

In honor of Alex Arredondo...

Iraqi translators struggle for safety and a visa

New Rule....(Bill Maher, where are you?)

The Chicken Hawks will be in Kennebunkport Saturday.

Any Other Old Rainbow Family Hippies from the '70's - '80's around Here?

"Lust in Space" Lisa Nowak, Astronaut, in court to lose ankle bracelet- LIVE on cnn?

I'm watching "Bowling For Columbine" on Bravo right now...

I'm meeting with a member of the oversite committee today.

Lust and Disgust: Kipnis on Dworkin, Girls Gone Mild, Unhooked

Gen. Batiste’s Op-Ed That The WSJ And The Washington Times Didn’t Want You To See

Padilla Sues US Officials For Abusive & Unconstitutional Tactics

LETTER SAYS IT ALL-"It Is Time For A SURGE Of Dems To Come Forward"

who is this douche-bag on CNN?

Good Morning! - Morning Headlines

Gen Pace To Bush: "CUT US TROOPS IN HALF" Bush To Pace: Get Lost!

Sherrod Brown visits Ohio Flood Victims

This Grinning Idiot (Mychal Massie) On Washinton Journal Makes Me Sick

Fourth Circuit to Reconsider Case : Why the Administration is So Scared

Have you ever had an angioplasty?

Tracy Pierce ("SiCKO") Memorial Candelight Vigil - Sept. 28 in Washington DC

Fourth Circuit to Reconsider Case of "Enemy Combatant" al-Marri: Why the Administration is So Scared

Spy chief's disclosures stun Congress

"GOP consultant, 2 men found dead in FL" - hmm

I need some help from the DUers.

Woman sets fire to ex-husbands penis (Reuters)

Astronomers Find a Hole in the Universe

"Woman, 71, Arrested for 'Special' Plant"

"No Graphic Photos Found in Foley E-Mails"

Why didn't Bush quote this supposed lesson unlearned from Vietnam?

The Nation: "Big Brother" Democracy

Iraq Kurds accuse Iran of cross-border shelling

Warner's timing--Since when are Repukes not on the same page.

Chimpolini ---pix--->>>

Someone please explain to me why being anti-outsourcing is anti-liberal????

Children Found Dead in Cars in Ohio, Mo.

Washington Times does some Muslim bashing, says Congress is terrified of Keith Ellison

Scientists simulate out-of-body experiences

How To Be A Good Wife.....

Yikes, the Freedom Watch Ads

Is the level of Paranoia on DU distressing to you?

Alterman: What the news business doesn't get: Public doesn't want tabloid, or right-wing


Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA): White House Will ‘Tweak’ The ‘Petraeus Report’

3 British soldiers killed by U.S. bomb


The Rude Pundit: The Family Research Council's Back To School Kit (No, Really)

Allawi met with Senators Levin and Warner the day Levin called for al-Maliki's ouster

Friday TOONS: Part 1, Bush and Vietnam

Back-to-school *SPECIAL* Bulletproof Backpacks

The unravelling has begun.

Shrub revealed for the space alien spawn he is (pic)!!1

The hell with crop circles, check out what this guy mowed in his lawn

FWIW, Debra Jeane Palfrey on

Anyone know anything about Facebook?

Sen. Stevens is pushing to change rules to help former staffer get Pentagon position

C-Span Hit A New Low With This Morning's "Washington Journal"

Odd happenings at Talon News (Gannon and Rove?)

Chertoff: You Will Submit to the Control Grid

Amanpour's special on God's Warriors and Christianity...

How do you answer somebody who thinks Iraq was responsible for 9/11?

Vick deeply into dogfighting, father says

Newspaper under fire for refusing to assist FBI terror alert

Separated At Birth?

PLEASE sign this NARAL petition?! Kroger and their refusal to fill Plan B Prescriptions.

c-span at noon edt - catapulting the propaganda

When it Comes to Protecting Pervs, Congress is More Powerful Than God

Ousted US Attorney Iglesias to Write Justice Department Expose

USS Grunion Found Off Alaska

Costa Ricans to Undergo Eye Surgery in Venezuela

Guess Which Gov Agency Edits the Most Wiki Pages

Do evil people live longer than the general

"Oh my god,we're gonna re-invade Vietnam!"

How can we have liberal radio with none lib commecials ?

National Breast Cancer Coalition Sends Message to Presidential Candidates

Storms play havoc with travel in Midwest, Southeast

Another reason to continue the war

Historian calls B*sh's use of his quote: "Perverse"!

Faux 'Anchorwoman' pulled after one episode

A Day in the Life of Joe Republican or Joe LIEberman

Nevada DU'ers --- please check in regarding "tax and regulate"

Bush's Vietnam Blunder (Josh Marshall: "his legacy is pretty clearly an irrecoverable shambles")

Right Wingers would scream if we tried to bring 'balance' to the Institutions they controlled

US apologizes to wrongly arrested Iraq refugee

Onion: Democratic Mob Censures Bush In Effigy

GM tests engine that could raise fuel economy

California voters souring on Democratic Congress, Field Poll finds (Pelosi tumbles to 39%)

Thinker, Faker, Spinner, Spy/The Fake Parade

Nicole Richie Serves 82 Minutes in Jail

Rich people are leeching of our economy.

CNN = Court News Network

Bipartisan Paradise: Liberals, Bush Unite in Ethnic Cleansing of Iraq

"Elaborate Dirty Trick" to Steal White House

Cheney and the new importance/power of being VP . . . .

Are you being Blackmailed is the question I am asking my representative Dan Boren D.

Number of Iraqis Held by U.S. Is Swelling - 24,500 inmates!!!!

Stop Ballot Initiative for June '08 California (ELECTORAL COLLEGE + rOVE'S DIRTY TRICKS)

Katrina: How George Bush(es) destroyed FEMA

PARABLE: The rich man with many sheep who stole Iraq's one

Caption this

CIA said to step up operations in Iran as hawks seek to tie Iraq bombs toTehran

Question about those right-wing anti-union types:

'This Is Mike's Thing' -- Michael Vick's father

On GOP Immigration debate: "Seeking Willie Horton!"

They're crumbling.

Nugent threatens Obama & Hillary with a gun

The surge is only as effective as its ability to give hope to the sheeple

it's decided

Prelude to an Attack on Iran (Time Article)

Can We Help Burned Iraqi Boy?

McClatchy: But, Warner will not support Dem attempts to impose withdrawal timetable.

Rush Limbaugh: Less Fat, Still an Idiot (And a Disgusting Racist to Boot)

Statistics Show Downside Of Surge (2006/2007 Violence: "Up, Up..." Infrastructure: "Down, Down...")

Tammy Lynn Michaels on Bush: idiotic, parasitical, country-raping piece of s**t

White House spokeswoman: "I would expect that there would be some brush cutting to do."

What's the skinny on "Vets for Freedom" organization?

White House: Wealth Inequality "Is Not A Very Interesting Story"

For the first time ever, I had to turn off the teevee

Fuck the Admin Department, we don't need em

Murder-Suicided Republicans. One was the son of immigrants, another was an anti-immigration activist

Why do we call them conservatives when what they really are

FYI - John Couey sentenced to death for murder of Jessica Lunsford...

White House Moving The Goal Posts On Escalation, Drops Demands For Iraqi Political Reconciliation

Arnie expected to cut $55 million for services to homeless adults with serious mental illnesses

Limbaugh smears Democrats for opposing Apartheid regime

Apparently Gordon Johndroe is the likely Snowe replacement.

A Hegemonic Hubris More War on the Horizon By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS

Maybe Romney should watch "Sicko"

Whistling Past Dixie: should or could Democrats try to win White House without South?

Spare me the talk of “hearings,” “investigations,” “growing scandals”

OK, what is Rupert Murdoch up to?

The Sagging Pants Debate

Source: Vick will not admit to killing dogs or gambling on dog fights

Well it's a bone-chilling 89° here in N Texas and

It will be interesting to compare the reactions to the Couey sentencing with those of Vick...

Just so you know why we don't have public executions...

John Dean: "Evidence So Far Suggests Rove Was Abusing Power In Bush White House"

From my local cartoonist this morning.

Richardson Blogs: The Surge Has Failed; No Residual Troops

The Lieberman Party

A great reason to vote for Democrats

Ang Lee's New Film, "Lust, Caution" Gets an NC-17 for Sexual Content

Teacher Gets 10 Years For Classroom Sex

OOPS-- dupe, please delete, thanx mods.

Very angry wingnut email I received LOL. My boycott action scares him.

Why no protests?

Is Michael Vick really the Eichmann of the kennels?

Shell Shock Over Skyrocketing Ammunition Prices (one billion bullets a year in Iraq/Afghanistan)

Osama (Agrees With Bush) Wanted To Fight Us Over There - So He Wouldn't Have To Fight Us Here

Everyone, please remember and never forget...

another Castro is dead rumor

Who would benefit more from a terrorist attack prior to the election?

Embedded Journalism and the Disinformation Campaign for War on Iran

Financially-strapped Forest Service battles growing trash problem

"It depends on what the meaning of "is" is"

Dennis Watch 8/24

You need a bath!

Mortgage owned by whom?

I'm really quite disappointed at the moment.

== America, The Sexy Fascist State = By Mark Morford

Historical question: Should Democratic party be proud of William Jennings Bryan

California family loses second son in Iraq

What's with Baird's change of heart ?

I want to dispell a myth circulating in this forum

Malaki and the Next Big Thing in Friedman Units

Rep. Brian Baird (D): Our troops have earned more time

NBC video of the California electoral vote split bull-shit

Castro dead?

Respectful discussion with others about concepts we disagree about

Are there Al Qaeda training camps in Pakistan?

U.S. Military Allowed Cross Border Pursuits into Pakistan > 3 years W/O PAK APPROVAL....

Clinton Channels Rudy

Want to Change America? - Become an Evangelist

Wikipedia summary worth reading for the history, The Business Plot To Overthrow FDR

NYT Smears Peace Movement, Again (FAIR Action Alert)

Who has gotten the Bush vs. Gore house comparison e-mail?

If you wondered why we need a new workable FAIRNESS DOCTRINE

Brian Baird: Our troops have earned more time (to die in Iraq's civil war)

17 lbs of radioactive uranium has gone missing in China

State Deptartment: "you can buy an ice cream cone" on the street of Ramadi,Iraq

How can Foley get off, but other sexual predators can't-- Excuse the clumsy pun.

I cannot believe the jump in prices at the market in just the last month...

IraqSlogger Blog obtains contract between Allawi and GOP lobby firm

If you were to rate these three presidents: bad, badder, baddest

They won't have to fake a terrorist strike.

New boss implements sexxay dress code - baristas all quit.

Inherent contempt? Absolutely!!

Congressman - CIA Faked 2002 Iraq Drone Photos

Is Friday ya Bastads!!!

Ari Fleischer is a traitorous piece of shit

Read this if you're considering moving out of the country...

The shifty business of Business bailouts

RADICAL FRINGE TOON Fri 8/24 camel to water

The Iraq Vietnam comparison that is correct.

Are Nouri al-Maliki's days as Iraqi PM seriously numbered?

never mind

Could Air Travel Inconvenience Drive Passengers Back To The Rails?

The CIA has it all wrong. You don't need torture to loosen the enemy's tongue.

Roaches, They Never Really Go Away: Ted Haggard's Cash-For-Heaven Offer

Strike Back Against Mainstream Media B.S. - Support The Real News

Peter Pace to Asshat: Reduce forces by 1/2

If you were an honest, well-intentioned President, wouldn't

Pit bulls, guns seized in raid of DMX’s home

Military families will protest at Kennebunkport tomorrow--East Coast DUers, take a drive!

What's so great about "unity," anyway?

Malaysia paper apologizes over Jesus photo

Eurasianet: Bridge Connecting Tajikistan and Afghanistan Set to Open

Whacky LTTE from today's Seattle Times:

I have an important pornography question

Would look at another attack in the US with suspicion?

Limbaugh claims Dems' interest in Darfur is securing black "voting bloc"

Statement of Senator Clinton RE: Entergy's Continued Failure to Meet Siren Deadlines

Congressman Mark Foley is unlikely to face criminal charges

Turkey's Foreign Minister Gül lends support to Iran’s anti-PEJAK operation in Iraq

Boy.. The Bushies don't want Noriega free, do they?

Teee heeee! Teenager in NJ cracks I phone. Take that you

'We've Already had one 911, We Don't Need Another' Ari Fleischer Ad

Can't we all just get along?

Historian Chimpy misquoted in his VietNam blather coming up on Countdown

“Gingers [red heads] extinct in 100 years, say scientists”

CIA steps up operations against Iran-hawks seek to tie Iraq bombs to Tehran-Larisa Alexandrovna

Wolfie just said NFL has suspended Vick "indefinitely"

3725 Reasons Why The DSM is Important

WaPo : Bush's Vietnam Blunder

Obama Raises Concerns About Latest Lead-Contaminated Children’s Products

A bone to pick with my fellow Long Islanders ...

Signs of foul play ignored in Army investigation of death of female soldier in Iraq

So .... my broker called today ........

Gergen on Bush: "By invoking Vietnam, he raised the automatic question,

All we are saying , is give peace a chance !

Friday TOONS: Part 2, Iraq, Vick and everything else

D.I.A. outsourcing spying

Bet you never knew Katie Couric's a liberal.

Quick question for all you Constitutional scholars (re: Impeachment)

25th Infantry unit stationed at Schofield Hawaii loses 10 in one day when the helo went down

Newspaper suspended over Jesus with a smoke picture...

From last nights "God Warriors" on cnn Rev. Greg Boyd.

A fellow democrat, a friend and a veteran had this letter published in his local newspaper

Bush To CIA: 'Leave No Marks'

Um... It's Curious, And I Could Be Wrong, But...

Whats with TCM tv today?

Forget about being a welfare queen:

Fed 'bends' banking rules to help Bank of America & Citigroup...LINK

"It's Saudi Arabia and Pakistan stupid"

Your vote is your own. No one can tell you how to use it. I can disagree, though

Are you still watching TV? How much time every day? News?

Do you think "country music" is all just sappy pablum and pointless drivel?

Reminder: Bill Maher is back on HBO in 15 min

Former NFL player builds $54 million church, on former Naval Training Center land

There Certainly Are Going To Be Some Surprised Faces When Keith Hits The Airways Sunday Night

Seed Corn shall NOT be ground.

You know it had to happen - A PORN POLL!

Homeland Security to broaden sharing of visitor data

Looking back the last few years

I Found this Hillary Doll On-line

Two years after Katrina, Bush to visit New Orleans - pics

Alawi's party just quit the Iraqi government

How many of you have officially done your final will?

NYTimes: With Troop Rise, Iraqi Detainees Soar in Number - The Vast Majority Are Inspired By Money


When will it be too late to impeach Bush & Cheney?

World's First Automated Restaurant Opens In Germany

Former Klansman sentenced for 1964 racist murders

Harry Reid

Oh, good grief--Domino's Pizza Catholic utopia

Aaron Russo Dead?

kristen gore on letterman tonight

DNC May Deny Florida Slots at '08 Convention

My Preemie was born at 23 weeks 4 days with a grade 4 IVH. Does anyone have information or insight

Peace is not a dirty word.

Can anyone direct me to this new federal law?

Bush is a punk.

Okay, I just gotta ask...

Throwing Congressional Tantrums Won't Keep Bush Admin for Domestic Spying for Political Purposes

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Suspended National Guardsman: "I was JOKING about woman-bashing, Hitler & racism!"

John Dean: Will A Dark Cloud Follow Karl Rove Back To Texas?

Rumors circulating over Castro's death

Pot, porn, and pants that hang low--what causes the busybody reaction to these phenomena?

Progressive Talk Radio may leave San Diego...HELP!!!

Sorry about trampling on your rights but I am happy to hear about this

Another Tweety Man Crush

Just to be clear: How many of you will actually vote GOP if you don't like our nominee

Cuban-Americans and the insanity of voting Republican.

Naomi Klein: Democracy's new dawn is on CCTV: the security state as infotainment

Pro football, anyone ?

Why has nobody of FBI and CIA ever been held accountable for the WTC bombing 1993?

Is An Individual Sovereign Over His Own Body And Mind?

Post Your Favorite All-Time Lies Told by the Bush Family Here.

US surge sees 600,000 more Iraqis abandon home

Do other countries have talk radio?

Greenwald: Maliki finally in trouble because Zelikow is a hired hand of Allawi's?

BREAKING: Iraqi Consulting firm with close ties to al-Maliki

Some sexual repression is good!

I heard a crazy right winger talking about taxes today Please view video and sign petition to stop attack on Iran.

3 Found Dead in Home of Tom Feeney Campaign Consultant, Friend

For one who is outside of America - Boy, are you guys in trouble.

We've lost Grace Paley

Two reasons why I believe the death penalty is appropriate in

I was sitting in a BAPTIST church in the SOUTH

Krugman blasts racist GOP as party to make America safe for the wealthy

"GOP Consultant, 2 Men Found Dead in Fla."

Bill Moyers' Journal: low power FM radio, and how NPR/NAB are stopping it.

FBI divulges secrets in Sibel Edmonds case.

This family doesn't do hurricanes. (Pix heavy)

They're Already Spinning The Surge, And The Media Is Buying It

What the hell happened to our airline industry?

Post athletes who made a positive contribution to society

Russian Dig Find Tsar's family!

God's Warriors torrents

Religious Pluralism, My Sick Dog and the Muslim Cabdriver

This is a pretty simple thing. Why don't they just have Castro walk onto the balcony?

The U.S. Is 1 of 8 Nations in the World Not to Sign International Treaty for Rights of Women

Those who blow whistle on contractor fraud in Iraq face penalties (torture by US forces)

Texas DUers with kids. What do you think of the mandated starting date for school

Do I want Couey to die? Yes. Should he be sentenced to death? No.

Today I am a welfare queen

Fort Worth Public Clinics Commission Flawed Study to Justify Denying Health Care to Immigrants

Requesting cards for an injured soldier

Deep in REM sleep the other nite

Why all the hate for the South?

Baghdad embassy-fortress nearly built

The Big Secret Revealed

If you visit Las Vegas, please DO NOT stay at the Venetian....

Robbing Us Blind from FEMA to Iraq

War--So easy a caveman could do it.

Since the Bush years can anyone...

Wingnut Righties dissed the United Nations

Seriously considering Class Action suit against Microsoft. Anyone else have these probs?

Save Air America in the 6th largest US city!

I'm getting so tired of the dumb attacks on Hilary Clinton

Naked mysogyny in all its cruelty

Deaths from childbirth on the rise in the US

Ted Nugent Threatens to Kill Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton During Vicious Onstage Rant

Yes, Another - Impeach Them Now - Post & It Won't Be My Last

New Mom laments the loss of her progressive community

Foley likely to face no charges.

Gonzalez To Depart & Be Replaced By Chertoff? (US News & World Report)

Some hurricane Dean pix

Book TV Schedule: August 25th - 27th


***DUzy Awards for weeks ending August 17 & 24, 2007.***

School of Shock (Judge Rotenberg Educational Center)

Hey, Nancy...Can We Talk?

Disgusting Nursing Home to my 89 YO Mother: "We have ways of making you pay."

"Bobby Kennedy died believing his brother's killers had not been found"

stephen colbert's cast auction

Mystery Poster "Deep Modem" (DM) = What is DM telling us? FORGET the MYSTERY part.

Results From yesterday's NH Primary....Funny Take on the Me First scramble

Let me get this straight: The GOP will hold hands with us for progressive change after we "unite"?

Over 3,400 expected for Obama at Florida A & M

Obama is Silicon Valley fav in this article: In Primary, Tech's Home

Younger Crowd Losing Appetite for Edwards

Foreign Policy Hubbub Doesn't Ding Obama

Among Democrats, Obama best positioned on Campaign Finance Reform

Hillary Locks Up The Backing Of The DC Democratic Establishment

Bush hails freedom, but can he handle a lousy T-shirt?

I have been inspired by a politician!

Speech "spotlighted once again his own decision to sit out the Vietnam conflict,"

What's the opposite of prophetic?

FReepers truly in

Obama's Grand Strand, South Carolina Rally - Draws Record Crowds For Area. (Local TV News Coverage)

Stop Calling It the Petreaus Report

Early "most likely Democrat to be nominated" ranking shows no change

Renzi Will Not Run Again in AZ-1 (Another One Bites the Dust, yeah, yeah...)

AlterNet: High Crimes and Misdemeanors on the Republican Campaign Trail

Pew Poll: Intensity Differs for Clinton, Giuliani

WP editorial, "Primary Scrum": Should Congress step in to insure a saner primary process in 2012?

AARP Poll: Iowans Say Hillary Best Addressing Health Care

Democratic debate draws more viewers to ABC than GOP debate

Openleft's Chris Bowers: Two General Election Maps

How do you defend a failing state? FP

WTF!?!?!?!?!?! Military recommends dropping charges in Haditha massacre

Big fucking surprise........NOT......Rove and the politicalization "Teams"

Democrats Set to Impose Penalties Against Florida For January Primary Date

Ngo Dinh Diem was assassinated Nov 2. 1963 by the CIA,, Now Comes

so what's the reaL reason you hate hiLLary

Stephen Colbert’s Cast: The Ebay Bidding war is on!

The Atlantic's Marc Ambinder on Hillary Clinton: A Nod in Karl Rove's Direction

What is going on with al-Maliki?

E. J. Dionne: For Now, the Maliki Primary

Another murder covered up by our military (please sign the petition)

ActBlue question: What is DU's actblue refcode?

The right-wing sheeples are going ape shit today!!!

Texas Evades EU Call to Conscience (Tx. Gov. opens mouth)

10 of 14 senators Obama's PAC supported were DLC members (half of the DLC in the senate)?

POLL: Hillary leads Obama by 13 points (38% - 25%), Edwards in single digits (8%)

John Edwards: To Build One America, End the Game

Clinton Maintains Expanded Lead, Rove’s Theory is Flawed

Read this:

A Bob Kerrey political comeback? He edges closer to Senate bid...

John Nichols: Sunshine Primary's Likely, As Is Sped Up Nominating Fight

If Joe Lieberman said the same thing Hillary did about the surge...

RAS TRACKING POLL: Obama within eleven points of Hillary (38%-27%), closest in over a month

Wha? Hillary says surge not working? Start bringing troops home now?

was this Reagan quote posted already?

Photos: Barack Obama in Tallahassee, FL, today speaking at Florida A&M University. Go Rattlers!

Sen. Collins BIG Conflict of Interest and the Bangor Daily News Editor

Ari Fleischer moves on in mysterious ways

Anyone Have Tom Davis (R) Virginia As A Rep.? What Do You Think Of Him?

Name ID: Clinton 94%, Edwards 85%, Obama 84%; Ghoul 91%, McCain 87%, Romney 64%, Thompson 56%

A Must See Movie..No End in Sight....Iraq/Bush

'Restless' actress to visit Aiken in support of Clinton campaign

Obama-Brownback-Paul '08!

Obama on Clinton's DLC Third Way/triangulation/"new kind of politics" 90's style

DID You See THIS? Republican consultant among 3 dead in home

Hillary plays the 'terror' card, like the GOP

TOON: Vietniraq

Taking it to the next level...How do we BRING THESE BASTARDS DOWN NOW?

Rep. Sandlin: Edwards is the candidate of rural America...will stand up and fight for rural America

Barack Obama's Republican Edge (Salon)

Greg Palast: Hurricane George: How the White House Drowned New Orleans

What red states does Obama flip?

Bill Nelson reiterates his threat to take Howard Dean and the DNC to court.

stop with all the moronic polls already

Rasmussen: Obama Holds On to Slim Leads over Rudy & Thompson

Current Status of the Primary Polls, State-by-State (8-24-07)

Save Air America in the 6th largest U.S. city!

Bill O'Reilly vs Jeremy Glick, Feb. 4, 2003 RE: Brzezinski

coup coup kachoo ...

So, who among us will run for Congress?

Brad blog: 3 Found Dead in Home of Tom Feeney Campaign Consultant, Friend

Clinton: Success over idealism

I think Bush & Cheney deserve life in prison

Do you like or agree with Barack Obama's message?

Christ-elyzing the Troops aka Operation Eternal MindF*ck

DNC Celebrates Women's Equality Day

It is the Democratic Party Primary

Heal this! It's not unity that's lacking, it's common sense in D.C. Enough triangulation.

The new President will have to choose to be like Ike or Nixon.

Obama Campaign to Launch Generation Obama

Edwards denies slam on 'insiders' is directed at Clinton

Fred Thompson Versus the Fox News Channel (They prefer Rudy)

Only Obama, Brownback and Paul support "Google Government"

Implantable Biochip Could Relay Vital Health Information If Soldier Is Wounded In Battle

Interesting take on Clinton vs. Giuliani from Votemaster

Via Talking Points Memo, bloggers are "Put on Notice" for "jumping on the bash Clinton bandwagon"

Obama is winning in Straw Polls

Tucker Carlson: The NAACP needs to be shut down

Larisa: CIA said to step up operations against Iran as hawks seek to tie Iraq bombs to Tehran

They Must Think We're Idiots

Something Obama and Clinton can brag about with pride

Barack in a Box

Brzezinski Offers Support to Obama

Bush got one thing right: untreated U.S. soldiers after Vietnam; same now with Iraq veterans

The Dream That Is Obama

Longtime Doolittle (R) ally pulls support-suck it rw nuts.

Reminder: new season of "Real Time with Bill Maher" starts tonight (11 PM Eastern time)

The more we move ahead, the more decidedly undecided I become

Do you think Barack Obama is ready to be president in Jan. 09?

Pics of Obama in SC yesterday - over 1,800 attend

Powerhouse GOP lobbyists with close ties to White House working against Bush's puppet al-Maliki

If you haven't realized it yet,.....

OBAMA'S GOING DOWN! YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just like Viet Nam, minorities dying disproportionately

Is Hillary's "Terrorist Attack" remark a major gaffe?

Edwards' Response To Senator Clinton's Troubling Comments

the GOP, as currently realized, is...

Obamites and Clintonites should be friends, not enemies

Hillary and Electibility Revisited

Clinton: Terrorist attack would help GOP

What Karl Rove isn't saying about Hillary's unfavorable poll numbers

Edwards recently more aggressive stance in attacking his opponents is mostly a a sign of

Hillary's "What if? What if?" gaffe called "tasteless" by Dodd

Uh-oh! Hillary Flip Flops Again

(Jerry) Brown says door is 'open' to make another run for governor

Other Dems Pile on Hillary's Comment

Just found out: John and Elizabeth Edwards on Face the Nation on Sunday

Hillary Clinton Is Blonde

Did you see Ted Nugents sorry ass threaten Barack and Hillary with machine guns?

I guess I'll vote straight party republican or not vote at all

AARP Poll: Iowans ays Hillary Best Addressing Health Care

Brzezinski Endorses Obama, says, "Being a former first lady doesn't prepare you to be president."

Woman Needs Way To Get 80,000 Cans Of Silly String To Iraq

The Media is so obsesses with CREATING conflict they missed

Democrats 2008: Hillary 42%, Obama 21% (Gallup, Aug 13-16, Gore included)

Where can I get polls on how Al Franken is doing in MN?

NH Union Leader - Clinton's Surge-ery: Now it's working, now it's not.

Qauke radio in San Francisco changing it's format Monday

If there is a major terrorist attack right before the 08' election, what candidate can win?

Should Obama welcome Zbigniew the Terrible's support?

There is a huge block of undecided voters out there

Yoohoo, Michael Moore! Hillary doesn't support single-payer government healthcare

Brzezinski Endorses Obama

Iraq: The News You Haven't Read; most devastating appraisal of Iraq unnoticed by U.S. press

Obama rated one of the greenest candidates by League of Conservation Voters

but James, the Democrats just keep funding him

Which part of Hillary's terror statement was misinterpreted?

Edwards Statement on Romney Health Care Plan

More on the Brzezinski endorsement of Obama from Steve Clemons writing for TPMCafe

Kucinich rated one of the greenest candidates by League of Conservation Voters

'Unity', Senator Obama? With the repubs?

Barack, if you want progressive support, stop acting like WE'RE as much to blame as the Right is.

Congratulations to DUer DURHAM D! Her DU post made it to!

Do you know ANYTHING about John Edwards career as a lawyer???

Nelson: "I will lead the delegates to Denver whether or not the DNC plans to let them in."

Sunday, August 26th, is the 87th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in the United States...

Rasmussen: Hillary remains down 5 points, Obama up 4 since Iowa debate, Edwards up 2

Clinton's Miles Ahead of the Pack Despite Attacks

The Obama haters ignore the speech that propelled him onto the national stage. . .

Schwarzenegger cut a $55 million-program that has helped thousands of mentally ill homeless people

I Will Not Tolerate a Strike Against Iran!!

Other Democratic Candidates on Hillary's terrorism comment

Send Bush a Message; Send Burner Money

Hillary's Huge Gaffe

Right wing loon ted Nugent threatens Obama and Hillary while armed!